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How “natural herd immunity” approaches to the pandemic destroyed public health

Jeffrey Tucker recently bragged that “natural herd immunity” approaches to the pandemic like his Great Barrington Declaration had “changed everything.” Unfortunately, he wasn’t wrong and worse, these changes were not a good thing.

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The antimask antivax Brownstone Institute is still ranting about COVID-19 “censorship”

The Brownstone Institute is at it again, claiming that the mainstream media are all about “censorship” of “divergent” ideas about COVID-19.

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“Censorship”: The word disinformation artists use when called out

COVID-19 minimizers and antivaxxers at the Brownstone Institute, the “spiritual child of the Great Barrington Declaration,” really don’t like having their disinformation called out.

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Antivaccine nonsense Medicine

Alan Lash recycles an old prepandemic antivax trope

Everything old is new yet again, as Brownstone Institute’s Alan Lash recycles old antivax tropes about doctors supposedly being in the thrall of big pharma and therefore untrustworthy.

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Antivaccine nonsense Medicine Politics

Brownstone flack Gabrielle Bauer admits that the Great Barrington Declaration was wrong

Gabrielle Bauer of the Brownstone Institute tacitly admits that the central premise of the Great Barrington Declaration was badly wrong, but brushes it off a just “details.”